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Works agreed to improve A72 accident blackspot near Peebles

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Hawick rugby hero Stuart Hogg at an open training session in Galashiels last Friday ahead of Scotland's Calcutta Cup game against England on Saturday.

Extra trains to Borders to be run for rugby’s Calcutta Cup

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Additional carriages will be added to train services on Saturday for the rugby.  Picture: Michael Gillen.

Additional train carriages for Scotland v England rugby

Transport
The A72 near Cardrona.

Work about to start on new forest road entrance on A72 near Cardrona

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An artist's impression of the proposed hotel, supermarket, drive-through coffee shop and petrol station at Tweedbank Gateway.

Plans for Tweedbank hotel and retail development could create 100 jobs

Politics

Galashiels man sent abusive texts to ex

Crime

Galashiels man was three times over drink-drive limit

Crime
Costa in Peebles.

Borders traders being warned to be on alert for fake £50 notes

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Man accused of committing fraud at Hawick garage

Crime

Lauder teenager set to champion digital rights

Education
Parents and carers are invited to register their child for a place at nursery during enrolment week

Parents and carers in Scottish Borders urged to enrol children for nursery

Education
Hawick councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Parents threatening to boycott Hawick High School

Education
From left, teacher Ruth Leckie, Lucy Weir, Doddie Weir, Aimee Weir and teacher Debbie Matthewson.

Stow pupils’ toast stall makes lots of bread for Doddie Weir’s charity

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Provost Watson McAteer cuts the ribbon of the new Hawick cafe along with Donovan Parr and Louise Hodgson of Caterleisure.

It’s time for tea in Hawick as new cafe and bridge are opened

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Borders businesses secure nominations in Scottish Wedding Awards 2018

Business
Broughton Ales bosses Steve McCarney, far left, John Hunt, far right, and David McGowan, sixth from left, with staff.

Borders brewery planning to expand after landing £395,000 loan

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The approach to Dirtpot Corner on the A72 near Peebles.

Works agreed to improve A72 accident blackspot near Peebles

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Silver and gold medals for farm workers whose loyalty knows no bounds

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Caroline Penman wins Selkirkshire by-election

Politics
Scottish Government finance secretary Derek Mackay.

Borders MSPs at odds over government budget

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The approach to Dirtpot Corner on the A72 near Peebles.

Works agreed to improve A72 accident blackspot near Peebles

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Former Borders police chief Watson McAteer.

Council to pay for more bobbies on beat in Borders

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Council leader Shona Haslam, accompanied by councillors George Turnbull and, right, Sandy Aitchison with this year's budget.

Scottish Borders Council budget for next year passed despite opposition

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Disgusted dad on a mission to clean up streets of Kelso

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Hawick and Hermitage councillor Davie Paterson in Newcastleton's North Hermitage Street.

Timber bosses pledge to review lorry routes

Politics

New wardens will tackle Borders ‘wild campers’

Environment
Borders Councillor Bill White at Galashiels Golf Club at Ladhope where tree planting will be carried out.

Community trail plans take a step in the direction

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Charity run set to bring a burst of colour to Galashiels

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From left, teacher Ruth Leckie, Lucy Weir, Doddie Weir, Aimee Weir and teacher Debbie Matthewson.

Stow pupils’ toast stall makes lots of bread for Doddie Weir’s charity

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Doddie Weir with Tartan Giraffe Ball organisers Stewart Bennet, David Baird and Douglas Stephen.

Doddie Weir and pals praised by MPs for having a ball

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The Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

NHS Borders cancelled one in six ops in December, figures reveal

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Lennel House in Coldstream.

Borders care assistant struck off for shouting and swearing at home’s elderly residents

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